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Three new patient deaths confirmed at hospital

06 November 2021
Three new patient deaths confirmed at hospital

Three new patient deaths confirmed at hospital

06 November 2021

A total of 515 patients have now died with coronavirus at a town hospital since the start of the pandemic.


Arson investigation begins into straw stack fire

26 October 2021
Arson investigation begins into straw stack fire

Arson investigation begins into straw stack fire

26 October 2021

Firefighters from two counties spent much of Monday night at the scene of a blaze.


Large fire near A17

26 October 2021
Large fire near A17

Large fire near A17

26 October 2021

Residents were urged to keep doors and windows closed after a big blaze on Monday evening.


Inquest opens into park tragedy

21 October 2021
Inquest opens into park tragedy

Inquest opens into park tragedy

21 October 2021

A full hearing will take place in the new year.


Councillors back to turn village pub into holiday let

17 October 2021
Councillors back to turn village pub into holiday let

Councillors back to turn village pub into holiday let

17 October 2021

'It's the best option before us', one councillor said, despite an objector claiming backing the plan would be a 'destructive' act.


'Funky' village silo home bid rejected

17 October 2021
'Funky' village silo home bid rejected

'Funky' village silo home bid rejected

17 October 2021

Councillors feared the scheme could have led to further development in the area.


Man jailed for brawling after row in Primark store

17 October 2021
Man jailed for brawling after row in Primark store

Man jailed for brawling after row in Primark store

17 October 2021

A 26-year-old man - who previously urinated towards police officers at a rave - has been jailed for his part in a mass brawl in front of shoppers.


Call to speed up work on Wash road flooding

16 October 2021
Call to speed up work on Wash road flooding

Call to speed up work on Wash road flooding

16 October 2021

An MP says she wants to see more detailed cost assessments by Christmas.


West Norfolk Council leader under fire over county burner vote

16 October 2021
West Norfolk Council leader under fire over county burner vote

West Norfolk Council leader under fire over county burner vote

16 October 2021

An opposition member claimed the borough had been 'stabbed in the back' by a vote not to oppose burner proposals at County Hall.


Village pub given community asset status as decision looms on holiday let proposal

07 October 2021
Village pub given community asset status as decision looms on holiday let proposal

Village pub given community asset status as decision looms on holiday let proposal

07 October 2021

Officials say councillors will have to decide whether to take a historic venue's new designation into account when they examine plans next week.


Incinerator plan 'perverse' in fight to halt climate change, Norfolk county councillors warned

22 September 2021
Incinerator plan 'perverse' in fight to halt climate change, Norfolk county councillors warned

Incinerator plan 'perverse' in fight to halt climate change, Norfolk county councillors warned

22 September 2021

A motion urging county councillors to join the fight against a controversial incinerator scheme is due to be debated next week.


Campaigners bring new hospital demand to Westminster

16 September 2021
Campaigners bring new hospital demand to Westminster

Campaigners bring new hospital demand to Westminster

16 September 2021

Activists have held talks with several MPs in Westminster as the campaign to rebuild a hospital intensifies.


Xiang impresses in national play contest

03 September 2021
Xiang impresses in national play contest

Xiang impresses in national play contest

03 September 2021

A young playwright is experiencing a taste of London’s top stages as his work has been recognised by the National Theatre.


Hospital tightens visiting restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise

03 September 2021
Hospital tightens visiting restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise

Hospital tightens visiting restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise

03 September 2021

Visiting restrictions have been tightened at a hospital due to a rise in Covid-19 cases.


Fenland road flooding solution 'could cost tens of millions', report warns

03 September 2021
Fenland road flooding solution 'could cost tens of millions', report warns

Fenland road flooding solution 'could cost tens of millions', report warns

03 September 2021

Government support is likely to be 'essential', newly released documents suggest.


Village traveller site extension proposal backed by councillors.

17 August 2021
Village traveller site extension proposal backed by councillors.

Village traveller site extension proposal backed by councillors.

17 August 2021

A neighbouring resident told West Norfolk councillors he felt 'surrounded' by the plots.


Village pub conversion decision deferred amid legal questions

17 August 2021
Village pub conversion decision deferred amid legal questions

Village pub conversion decision deferred amid legal questions

17 August 2021

The move came after an objector warned councillors they 'will never be forgiven' if they backed the scheme.


Norfolk County Council contact claim on Wisbech burner bid denied

13 August 2021
Norfolk County Council contact claim on Wisbech burner bid denied

Norfolk County Council contact claim on Wisbech burner bid denied

13 August 2021

Campaigners say they fear Norfolk's waste could be sent to an incinerator half a mile from the county border if it gets the go-ahead.


Go-ahead for ambitious heritage centre and camp site plans for Welney family

23 July 2021
Go-ahead for ambitious heritage centre and camp site plans for Welney family

Go-ahead for ambitious heritage centre and camp site plans for Welney family

23 July 2021

A heritage centre detailing the history of Welney and a camp site has been given the go-ahead.


Operators of park where man tragically drowned make new 'stay safe for summer' plea

29 June 2021
Operators of park where man tragically drowned make new 'stay safe for summer' plea

Operators of park where man tragically drowned make new 'stay safe for summer' plea

29 June 2021

The owners of the beauty spot have issued a new plea for visitors to follow its safety rules this summer following the tragedy.


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